Wholistic emphasizes the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole. Wholistic refers to a philosophy of life.
Holistic is the philosophy that all parts of a thing are
interconnected. In medicine, holistic treatment is the treatment
of a person as a whole, mind, body and social factors. Related
words are holism and holistically. The word holistic is first
seen in 1926, holistic medicine appears in 1960. Wholistic and
holistic are words that are interchangeable, though holistic is
used more often when referring to holistic medicine and
wholistic when referring to a philosophy of life.